Democracy Now! Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Nader Might Still Run, But Not As A Green
Israeli Raid in Rafah Kills Six Palestinians
Egyptian Foreign Minister Assaulted in Jerusalem
2 U.S. Soldiers Die in Baghdad Attack
With Eye on Oil Contracts, Russia To Waive Iraq Debts
Gen. Zinni: Bush & Neocons Conned U.S. Into War
Who Really Caught Saddam? Reporter Yvonne Ridley Says Kurdish Forces Captured Saddam and Handed Him To U.S. Forces
We speak with journalist Yvonne Ridley who reported in last weekend’s Sunday Express that Saddam Hussein was actually captured by Kurdish forces who then drugged him and abandoned him for U.S. troops to find after brokering a deal. In 2001, Ridley was imprisoned for 10 days by the Taliban while on assignment in Afghanistan.
Retired Air Force Col. Reveals How The U.S. Orchestrated A Media and PSYOPS Campaign Following Saddam's Capture
Retired Air Force Colonel Sam Gardiner discusses how the Bush administration used the press to conduct psychological operations aimed at Iraqi resistance fighters in the days following Saddam Hussein’s capture.
"Guilty of Being Palestinian" - Imprisoned Student Describes Harsh Treatment By U.S. Forces In Iraq
We speak with Fadi Elayyan, a Palestinian student attending university in Baghdad when U.S. forces arrested him and five of his friends in April. He was imprisoned for two months without charge before being released.